Everything worth doing was done in your lifetime, right? Just how old are you, Methuselah?
Ancient Inventions? Answers
Technology may be older than you think. It is also possible that many of the useful thingummies were thought up a long time ago, whereas the dafter ideas emanate from the modern age. Such is life..
Match the invention to the time of its first appearance – at least, as far as the archaeologists can tell.
Did some of those dates surprise you? Do you disagree with them? If so, please let us know. We just love those kinds of arguments – the more obscure, the better. They make our day here at the Post. Be sure, however, to be prepared to present your archaeological evidence. Especially if you've found the Segway of Gilgamesh under that Mesopotamian ziggurat.